Monday, December 12, 2016

UConn student paper speaks out for UConn’s Natural History Museum - Wait What?

UConn student paper speaks out for UConn’s Natural History Museum - Wait What?:

UConn student paper speaks out for UConn’s Natural History Museum


As previously reported here at Wait, What?, The administration at the University of Connecticut is on a mission to destroy Connecticut’s Museum of Natural History.  For coverage read;
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The controversy has led the Daily Campus, UConn’s student newspaper to publish an editorial demanding UConn administrators back off their effort to undermine the museum.  In, Editorial: UConn must give the museum a building, the paper writes;
The University of Connecticut’s relocation of the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History violates the law that established it, Senate Bill 341 (Public Act 85-563). This act created the museum so that it would prepare exhibits and programs to educate visitors about Connecticut’s natural history. The law does not designate a specific building, but it establishes that its board of directors is responsible for planning and establishing the museum. The co-chair of this board, Natalie Munro, revealed that it was not the board of directors who made the decision, but UConn itself. The university’s decision to move the museum from its building on Hillside Road to part of the Office of Public Engagement violated the law by UConn student paper speaks out for UConn’s Natural History Museum - Wait What?:


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